Updated: 08/16/2021 by Computer Hope

A toggle may refer to any of the following:


1. Term used to describe the process of switching back and forth between settings or between programs. For example, a user may toggle between a software program and a software calculator.


In Microsoft Windows, you can use the keyboard shortcut Alt+Tab to toggle between programs without using the mouse.

2. Toggle is used to describe the actual controller that enables the user to switch between settings. For example, you may toggle an option from disabled to enabled.

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